Tertiary Education in South Africa 2017

  • ID: 4412634
  • Report
  • Region: Africa, South Africa
  • 195 pages
  • Who Owns Whom
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  • ADvTECH Ltd
  • Henley Management College
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Pretoria
  • MORE
The South African Tertiary Education Sector:

Statistics show that the South African government spends 4.7% of revenue, equivalent to 0.75% of GDP, on Tertiary Education and Training. The country’s 26 public universities, which can comfortably accommodate 500,000 students, are under-funded and overcrowded with a total enrolment of 985,212 students. They are trying to recover from the effects of last year's violent protests against fee increases that caused many Higher Education institutions to temporarily close their doors. There is also overcrowding at the 50 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges where there are problems with the curricula offered, the lack of suitably qualified lecturers with the appropriate technical skills and industry experience, and a low graduation rate of approximately 33%.

The Growing Private Sector:

The Register of Private Higher Education Institutions shows that there were 96 registered and 31 provisionally registered private Higher Education Institutions in July 2017. According to the Project Manager of Milpark College, “Statistics clearly show that the public post-school education system is not able to provide enough opportunities for school leavers and this is where the private providers are able to step in and fill the skills training gap.” There have been a number of acquisitions and developments in the private arena, with market leader AdVTech acquiring distance education institutions, Oxbridge Academy and the University of Africa in Zambia, as well as Capsicum Culinary Studio.

Report Coverage:

The report on South Africa’s troubled Tertiary Education sector describes current conditions, the problems facing universities and TVETs and factors influencing the success of the sector. The report profiles 29 public and private universities as well as 16 correspondence and private colleges. Included is ADvTECH’s closest competitor, Curro, which acquired AFDA in August 2017 and expressed its intention of listing its Tertiary unit Stadio on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in September 2017.
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  • ADvTECH Ltd
  • Henley Management College
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Pretoria
  • MORE
1. Introduction

2. Description of the Industry
2.1. Industry Value Chain
2.2. Geographic Position

3. Size of the Industry

4. State of the Industry
4.1. Local
4.1.1. Corporate Actions
4.1.2. Regulations
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development
4.2. Continental
4.3. International

5. Influencing Factors
5.1. Economic Environment
5.2. Government Initiatives
5.3. Rising Input Costs
5.4. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation
5.5. Labour Resources
5.6. Offshore Oil & Gas
5.7. Piracy
5.8. Environmental Concerns
5.9. Cyclicality

6. Competition
6.1. Barriers to Entry

7. Swot Analysis

8. Outlook

9. Industry Associations and Affiliates

10. References
10.1. Publications
10.2. Websites

Appendix 1
Main Components and Services Supplied By the Marine Equipment Supply Chain

Appendix 2
Summary of Cargo Handled At South African Ports During the Month of April 2017

Appendix 3
Summary of Containers Invoiced At South African Ports During the Month of April 2017

Appendix 4
Summary of Vessel Arrivals At South African Ports During the Month of April 2017

Appendix 5
Members of the South African Association of Ship Owners and Agents (Saasoa)

Company Profiles - Building and Repairing of Boats
Admiral Defence Systems (PTY) Ltd
Allsurvey Industrial (PTY) Ltd
Ark Inflatables Cc
Bayside Marine (PTY) Ltd
Bradexim (PTY) Ltd
C and M Multi Craft Cc
Camping and Boating Centre (PTY) Ltd
Castle Ultra Trading 43 (PTY) Ltd
Cruiser Cats (PTY) Ltd
Damen Shipyards Cape Town (PTY) Ltd
Dcd Marine Cape Town (PTY) Ltd
Elgin Brown and Hamer (PTY) Ltd
Falcon Inflatables (PTY) Ltd
Fenn Kayaks Cc
Gecat Marine Cc
Gemini Marine (PTY) Ltd
Jacobs Bros Boat Builders Cc
Knysna Yacht Company (PTY) Ltd
Kuningi Trading Cc
Legacy Marine (PTY) Ltd
Mako Marine Cc
Mallards Boating International Cc
Matrix Yachts (PTY) Ltd
Maverick Yachts (PTY) Ltd
Nautic Africa (PTY) Ltd
Nexus Yachts Cc
Page and Govender Marine Cc
Rhino Marine Products (PTY) Ltd
Robertson and Caine (PTY) Ltd
Sensation Boats and Living (PTY) Ltd
Southern African Shipyards (PTY) Ltd
Southey Holdings (PTY) Ltd
St Francis Marine Cc
Stealth Yachts (PTY) Ltd
Sturrock Grindrod Maritime (PTY) Ltd
Tag Yachts South Africa (PTY) Ltd
Tallie Marine (PTY) Ltd
Trevwest 24 Investments Cc
Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing Cc
Voyage Yachts (PTY) Ltd
Whisper Academy
Wp Starboats (PTY) Ltd

Company Profiles - Sea and Coastal Water Transport in South Africa
Aegean Bunkering Marine Services (PTY) Ltd
Ap Moller - Maersk A/S
Bp Shipping Ltd
China Cosco Shipping Corporation Ltd
Cma Cgm Sa
Dal German Afrika-Linien Gmbh & Co Kg
Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd
Grindrod Shipping (South Africa) (PTY) Ltd
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd
Macs Maritime Carrier Shipping Gmbh
Marine Crew Services (South Africa) (PTY) Ltd
Mitsui Osk Lines Ltd
Msc Mediterranean Shipping Company Holding Sa
Nile Dutch Holding Bv
Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd
Polaris Shipping Company Ltd
Vuka Marine (PTY) Ltd
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  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Central University of Technology
  • Durban University of Technology (Pty) Ltd
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • North-West University
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of South Africa
  • University of the Free State
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • University of Venda
  • University of Zululand (The)
  • Vaal University of Technology
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • Monash South Africa Ltd
  • CTI Education Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • University of Mpumalanga
  • Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
  • ADvTECH Ltd
  • Henley Management College
  • Pearson Institute of Higher Education (Pty) Ltd
  • Educor Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Boston City Campus and Business College (Pty) Ltd
  • Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology (Pty) Ltd
  • Foster-Melliar (Pty) Ltd
  • South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (Pty) Ltd (The)
  • Business School of South Africa (Pty) Ltd (The)
  • Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd
  • Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd
  • Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd
  • Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd
  • TSiBA Education
  • SANTS Private Higher Education Institution (Pty) Ltd
  • Mancosa (Pty) Ltd
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